Simon Ngigi

Group Manging Director (Executive)

Simon Ngigi

Group Manging Director (Executive)

Simon has over 20 years’ experience in Finance, Strategy, Leadership and Management. He joined Longhorn Publishers in May 2015 as the Group Managing Director. He has previously worked in Motor, Pharmaceutical and Publishing Industries

Simon holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi. He is a member of Institute of Certifi ed Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and has attended a wide range of business and management courses both locally and internationally.

Mr. Ngigi’s main objective is to drive the growth agenda at Longhorn Publishers Ltd.

Maxwell Wahome

Head of Finance & Strategy

Maxwell Wahome

Head of Finance & Strategy

Maxwell Wahome joined Longhorn Publishers in September 2016 and has experience in Finance and strategy having previously worked for over 10 years at PriceWaterhouseCoopers Nairobi and Johannesburg. He has vast experience in the manufacturing, service, mining and FMCG sectors.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree ( Accounting) from the University of Nairobi, is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Geoffrey Gichuki

Head of Sales Operations

Geoffrey Gichuki

Head of Sales Operations

Geoff rey joined Longhorn in 2007 as Sales and Public Relations Executive in charge of trade market segment. In 2008 he was appointed the Country Manager for Longhorn Tanzania (Longhorn’s subsidiary) where he worked for over four years. In 2013 he was promoted to the Deputy Manager, Research and Business Development for the Group and was specifi cally in charge of the research and export sales functions.

In 2014 he was appointed the Head of Sales Operations. Before joining publishing Gichuki was a teacher for 8 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Science) from Kenyatta University and a master degree – MBA from the University of Dar es Salaam.

Joe Gogo

Head of ICT services

Joe Gogo

Head of ICT services

Gogo has over 10 years’ experience in ICT field. He joined Longhorn Publishers in October 2014 having worked in the various sector like NGOs, Government, Private sector. He holds an MBA in Strategic Management and a BSC degree in Computer Science including trainings in CCNA, PMP, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, MCITP Server Administration and Server Virtualization.

Japheth Rotich

Chief Audit and Risk Officer

Japheth Rotich

Chief Audit and Risk Officer

Rotich serves as the Chief Audit & Risk Officer for the Longhorn Publishers Group. He has extensive experience in the provision of Audit, Assurance and Risk Management guidance to organizations in the education, banking and manufacturing sector. Prior to joining the Longhorn Group, Rotich was a Regional Auditor at Kenya Tea Development Agency involved in providing oversight to 13 factory companies. Previous to this, he served as a Risk Assurance Officer at CfCStanbic Bank.

He holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance), B.A -Economics (major) degree, a Professional Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management and is also an IRCA Certified Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor and a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K). He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Loreen Muhando

Head of HR and Administration

Loreen Muhando

Head of HR and Administration

Evans Rotich

Chief Digital Officer

Evans Rotich

Chief Digital Officer

Evans Rotich is the Chief Digital Officer Longhorn Publishers. He joined Longhorn Publishers in July 11, 2011 as a Science Editor (Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Home science and Primary Science). In 2013 he was appointed the E-learning & Examinations Editor having developed a lot of interest and passion in Digital Publishing. In August 2015, he was appointed the Chief Digital Officer.

Before joining Longhorn, Rotich worked as a Science Editor at Spotlight Publishers for 2 years and as a Biology and Chemistry teacher at Kerotet Girls High School for 4 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (BED Science) from Moi University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree from Moi University. He has gone through various short career courses from a number of technology firms locally and globally.

Moses Auta

Ag. Head of Publishing

Moses Auta

Ag. Head of Publishing